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 for nucin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nucin \Nu"cin\, n. [L. nux, nucis, a nut.] (Chem.)
     See Juglone.
     [1913 Webster] Nucleal

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Juglone \Ju"glone\, n. [L. juglans the walnut + -one.] (Chem.)
     A yellow crystalline substance ({C10H6O3) resembling
     quinone, extracted from green shucks of the walnut ({Juglans
     regia); -- called also nucin. Chemically, it is
     5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione.
     [1913 Webster]

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